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Feb 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
the status of our economy and our fiscal capacity is a key piece of our strength and a nation, and we understand that. but our domestic fiscal constraints do not diminish budding threats overseas. many of the challenges we face are in headlines at every day, whether the aggressiveness of north korea and iran, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, continued turmoil across the middle east and north africa, or with a growing threat of cyber attacks. as a joint force and an army, we must make decisions based on the context of the security environment and the historical experience, not false assumptions about the future. last year the department of defense to build a collaborative process to publish a 2012 defense strategy. the strategy calls for on the department to invest in the capabilities critical for future success cannot resist the temptation to sacrifice readiness to retain force structure, rebuilt readiness in areas that would be emphasized over the past decade. a fundamental role in 10 of 11 identified missions, the army designated its force structure requirements in
Feb 17, 2013 4:35am EST
would do great harm to our economy. it is important to realize that preventing these devastating cuts is just a first step areas unless we come up with a credible plan to reducing health care spending going forward, we will ultimately end up in the same place with other costs, equally blunt, and other approaches that do not make any sense. that is why more efforts to accelerate the transformation of care are needed. i know that the ama has put forward a plan to do just that. it is encouraging to see recommendations for reducing unnecessary care, advanced by specialty societies in choosing wisely. physicians need to continue to play a major leadership role. your leadership also goes, not only to the health transformation part of the new law, but the second part of the law. that is expanding access to affordable coverage so more individuals can access care from the outset. this is a goal that the ama and america's doctors have supported for decades. you, better than anyone, understand the consequences of going without health insurance. you see it in patients who do not fill the prescrip
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